May 1, 2012
2012 Season - Juhl named "Hitter of the Week" in the CCIW
|Junior shortstop Jeremy Juhl was selected as the "Hitter of the Week" in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin for the second time in the 2012 season.|
Augustana junior shortstop Jeremy Juhl (Glenbard East HS, Lombard, Ill.) has been named the "Hitter of the Week" in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin for the second time this season. Juhl was an instrumental part to a successful week for the Vikings.
For the week, Juhl batted .444 with 8 hits in 18 at-bats as Augustana compiled a 3-1 record for the week and moving its overall record to 24-12 on the season. He scored five runs, drove in two more runs, and drew two walks on the week.
The Vikings opened the week with an 11-5 nonconference win over Grinnell on April 25. In that game, Juhl tallied three hits in his four at-bats in addition to scoring two runs, driving in one run, and drawing a walk. In game one of a double header with conference rival Illinois Wesleyan on April 28, he recorded a three for six performance with two runs scored in a 9-5 victory. The Vikings won game two of the double header 4-3, as Juhl went two for four with a run scored.
Juhl currently ranks third on the team in batting with a .369 average. He leads the Vikings in at-bats (149), hits (55), and runs (37).
Juhl, a business administration major, is the son of Colleen and Brian Kramer and Bruce Juhl, all of Lombard, Illinois.